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Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is the leading provider of rigorous, relevant, and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education curricular programs in elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools (engineering; biomedical science; computer science) across the U.S.
Missouri S&T offers credit for Students and Teachers who take PLTW courses and continues to be a proud partner of Project Lead The Way since 2005. Please scroll down for additional information.
Kummer Vanguard Scholarship:
PLTW students are eligible to receive between $1,000-3,000 for 4 years! Additional benefits and requirements are found here: https://kummerinstitute.mst.edu/vanguardscholarsprogram/
Project Lead The Way has announced Missouri S&T as Training Partner for the Kansas City Hub, one of only 17 PLTW hubs across U.S.
Through an engaging, hands-on curriculum, PLTW encourages the development of problem-solving skills, critical thinking, creative and innovative reasoning, and a love of learning. PLTW sparks the ingenuity, creativity, and innovation that are within all of our students.
Students are exposed to STEM careers through professionals from local industries who supplement the curriculum through mentorships and workplace experiences.
PLTW's comprehensive curriculum is designed by teachers, university educators, engineering and biomedical professionals, and school administrators.
How is Missouri S&T connected to PLTW?
PLTW depends not only on rigorous and relevant pre-engineering and science curricula, but also on trained teachers to instruct the next generation of scientists and engineers. Missouri S&T is proud to be the Training Partner in Kansas City.
PLTW continues to grow rapidly in Missouri. Over 930 Missouri programs will be offered during the 2020-21 school year.